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Recorded Career Webinars

I want to thank those of you who’ve attended the career webinars so far! I appreciate it and hope you find the information helpful. I’ve been asked about recordings for students unable to make the live sessions. Yes, the webinars are recorded for later viewing, formatted as a table or text list, and will be…

A Tribute to Steve Jobs

Like many I am saddened by the world’s loss of Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, creator of my iPhone, and man of wisdom. As I read the many tributes to him, I found myself returning to his inspirational quotes, especially one. It reads: “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.…

What’s New on Our Website – Career Webinars

Why Not Learn over Lunch? I’m pleased to announce the launch of a new career-related service. Starting August 2011, World Campus Career Counseling Services will offer a series of webinars via web conferencing (Blackboard Connect/ Elluminate Live). If you have access to the internet, you can attend these free learning events –- no travel is…

Nittany Lion Career Network: Job Leads & Resources for Penn State Students

There are many ways to search for jobs – networking, targeted searches, the internet, employment agencies, and career or job fairs. But did you know that as a Penn State student you have an additional way to connect with a national pool of employers who are seeking PSU students and grads? The Nittany Lion Career…

How to Use Twitter and Skype to Bring Jobs to You

It’s always been implied that when job seeking, one has to “seek” to find openings. But the definition of “seeking” has expanded — and it’s pretty exciting! In the past, job-seekers would hear about positions through employers’ job postings or find out about a position by networking with colleagues. Of course, these are still acceptable…